Artist Jim Shore has one of the most distinctive and heartwarming styles in the collectibles market today. His figurines have been inspired by old Americana and his love for colonial heritage. Jim founded his first business named Designs Americana and began to market his creations in the late 1990s. Because of the rapid growth of Designs Americana, Jim partnered with Enesco in 2000 to form Heartwood Creek Designs. His popularity expanded even more when he collaborated with Disney to make Disney Traditions by Jim Shore in 2005. Through hard work and a passion for his craft, Jim Shore is a now house-hold name in the world of fine decorative collectible figurines.
jim shore august
Always a favorite among fans, are his monthly creations. Celebrate a birthday or memorable date with a Jim Shore monthly angel or Tinker Bell figurine. Each collectible features the birth flower as well as the birthstone for that month.
Each figure is made of stone resin, sculpted to suggest a carved look. Because every Jim Shore collectible is lovingly hand painted, each figure is guaranteed to be unique. What better way to commemorate those special August occasions than with one of these lovely ladies:
Jim Shore August Angel Figurine
Representing the month of August, this graceful, stone resin angel stands approximately 6.25” high. She wears a green top that sets off her beautiful blonde hair while around her neck hangs a peridot necklace. (Peridot is the birth stone of August.) On her right arm she carries a basket of gladiolus, the August flower. The skirt of her dress is embellished with green, blue and pink swirls highlighted by intermittent gladiolus. Completing the monthly theme, the word “August” is painted on the hem of the skirt. A charming piece, let this angel represent that momentous August date.
Jim Shore August Tinker Bell Figurine
Standing amid a couple of gladiolus blooms, Tinker Bell smiles demurely. She wears a green dress with pink swirls that match the blooms of the flowers. Around her neck, she wears a necklace featuring the August birthstone, Peridot. Tinker Bell stands on a square base that reads “August.” She is sure to add some of her pixie magic to any collection she joins.
Jim Shore’s August figurines represent summer at its loveliest. Soft greens and other summer-time hues make his creations come to life. Each birthstone is made from Swarovski crystals and add a touch of sparkling animation to each piece.
Special occasions are full of memories and those memories should be cherished. Jim Shore has dedicated his life’s work to producing high quality treasures that will allow those memories to be kept for years to come. Whether a birthday or anniversary, Jim Shore’s collectibles make the perfect gift for any special occasion.